HustleSBE Graduate Highlight: Chef Monnese Plummer of Fancy Delights

HustleSBE Cohort Four Graduate: Chef Monnese Plummer

Name of Business: Fancy Delights

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Business Description: Fancy Delights is a catering business that specializes in desserts and comfort food from various forms of cuisines. We offer buffet, drop-off, and plated style catering for every occasion. We also participate in popup shops, markets, and many other community venues.

At what point did you realize the dream of your business was real?: “When my hobby developed into passion, I discovered that my dreams and desires were to serve others. The memories that I helped others create through my services as a chef made me realize that I could reach many more.”

What advice would you give to aspiring small business owners?: “To continue moving forward toward their inspirations and dreams. Take your time and build a support system for yourself. Utilize all resources around you and stay focused. Build positive relationships and stay true to your mission.”

Are you from the South Bend-Elkhart region?: “I am a South Bend native and was raised in this community. The South Bend – Elkhart region is a small, diverse community with a lot of leadership opportunities. Still lacking some cultural amenities, I hope to be able to help bridge the gap and continue to give back to the community. ”

Share your favorite business resource. Why is it your favorite?: “Mailchimp is a good business resource that I learned about while participating in HustleSBE. It helps create email marketing campaigns and keep track of your customer email listing. ”

To learn more about our HustleSBE Cohort Four graduates, click here.